Baker's Yeast Beta Glucan Supplementation Increases Salivary IgA and Decreases Cold/Flu Symptomatic Days After Intense Exercise

@inproceedings{McFarlin2013BakersYB,
  title={Baker's Yeast Beta Glucan Supplementation Increases Salivary IgA and Decreases Cold/Flu Symptomatic Days After Intense Exercise},
  author={Brian K. McFarlin and Katie C. Carpenter and Tiffany R Davidson and Meredith A. McFarlin},
  booktitle={Journal of dietary supplements},
  year={2013}
}
Strenuous exercise, such as running a marathon, is known to suppress mucosal immunity for up to 24 hr, which can increase the risk of developing an upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) and reduced performance capacity (Allgrove JE, Geneen L, Latif S, Gleeson M. Influence of a fed or fasted state on the s-IgA response to prolonged cycling in active men… CONTINUE READING